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Forthcoming Health & Society Books

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  1. Sexuality in Adolescence

    The Digital Generation

    By Meredith Temple-Smith, Susan Moore, Doreen Rosenthal

    Series: Adolescence and Society

    Sexuality in Adolescence: The Digital Generation provides a comprehensive and up-to-date overview of research and theory about adolescent sexuality in today’s world. The book examines biological, social and health-related approaches and reviews qualitative and quantitative research from psychology,...

    To Be Published September 8th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Researching Embodied Sport

    Exploring movement cultures

    Edited by Ian Wellard

    Series: Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

    Despite a growing interest in the sociology of the body, there has to date been a lack of scholarly work addressing the body in the context of sport. Researching Embodied Sport explores the political, social and cultural significance of embodied approaches to the study of sport, explains how...

    To Be Published September 15th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Controlling Pharmaceutical Risks

    Science, Cancer, and the Geneticization of Drug Testing

    By John Abraham, Rachel Ballinger

    Series: Genetics and Society

    Controlling Pharmaceutical Risks is a case study of changes in drug testing since the late 1990s, specifically geneticization of carcinogenic risk assessment and regulation of pharmaceuticals. Radically new ways of determining whether medical drugs might cause cancer have been established...

    To Be Published September 30th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Aging in Contexts of Migration

    Edited by Ute Karl, Sandra Torres

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    Population ageing and the globalisation of international migration are challenging the research agendas of social scientists around the world, and posing numerous challenges for policy makers and practitioners whose goal is to formulate and design high-quality and user-friendly policies and...

    To Be Published September 30th 2015 by Routledge

  5. The Human Rights Approach to Disability

    Cases and Materials

    By Andreas Dimopoulos

    Series: Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

    The Human Rights Approach to Disability provides a thorough examination of issues relating to disability from a human rights perspective. The book analyses how social theory concepts such as the social model of disability and disablism need to inform our interpretation of philosophical and legal...

    To Be Published September 30th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Understanding Loss

    A Guide for Caring for Those Facing Adversity

    By Judith Murray

    Loss and consequent grief permeates nearly every life changing event, from death to health concerns to dislocation to relationship breakdown to betrayal to natural disaster to faith issues. Yet, while we know about particular events of loss independently, we know very little about a psychology of...

    To Be Published September 30th 2015 by Routledge

  7. The Social Organization of Disease

    Emotions and Civic Action

    By Jochen Kleres

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    To Be Published September 30th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Gender, Sport and Ethics

    The Case of Caster Semenya

    Edited by Sandy Montanola, Aurelie Olivesi

    Series: Ethics and Sport

    After the young South African athlete Caster Semenya won the 800m title at the 2009 World Championships she was obliged to undergo gender testing and was withdrawn, for a time, from international competition. Her case became a cause célèbre and represents a rich, multi-layered example of the...

    To Be Published October 1st 2015 by Routledge

  9. Childhood Sexuality and AIDS Education

    The Price of 'Innocence'

    By Deevia Bhana

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Gender and Sexuality in Education

    Primary schoolchildren are frequently shielded from education on sexuality and sexually transmitted diseases in an effort to protect their innocence. In countries like South Africa, where AIDS is particularly widespread, it is especially important to address prevention with younger boys and girls...

    To Be Published October 1st 2015 by Routledge

  10. Disability and Technology

    Edited by Alan Roulstone, Alison Sheldon, Jennifer Harris

    To Be Published October 15th 2015 by Routledge